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1953 Los Angeles Angels

1953 > Class Open > 1953 Pacific Coast League
Overall: 93-87
Scored 781 runs, Allowed 751 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-87

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Stan Hack
Represented: Los Angeles, CA
Ballpark: Wrigley Field (Los Angeles, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Gene Baker 28 162 690 595 89 169 26 5 20 99 20 78 51 .284 .367 .445 .812 265 10 0 17
2 Ed Chandler 36 32 63 56 2 12 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 .214 .228 .214 .442 12 2 0 6
3 Dave Cunningham 23 10 40 36 3 6 2 0 0 2 0 3 6 .167 .231 .222 .453 8 0 0 1
4 Tod Davis 28 63 233 204 33 60 7 1 14 27 1 22 44 .294 .363 .544 .907 111 2 0 7
5 Frank DiPrima 26 147 554 497 49 133 28 0 9 60 2 39 28 .268 .325 .378 .703 188 11 3 15
6 Al Evans 36 78 253 235 21 67 15 1 2 26 1 15 34 .285 .331 .383 .714 90 9 1 2
7 Moe Franklin 39 94 308 274 27 71 6 1 2 27 0 22 25 .259 .321 .310 .631 85 7 3 9 Stats for 2 teams
8 Randy Gumpert 35 37 32 32 4 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 .219 .219 .219 .438 7 0 0 0
9 Bud Hardin 31 125 464 425 45 111 8 1 0 28 0 31 42 .261 .316 .285 .601 121 16 3 5
10 Joe Hatten 36 48 88 81 4 16 3 0 0 2 0 0 20 .198 .198 .235 .432 19 2 0 7
11 Jack Hollis 25 23 75 69 7 16 2 1 0 5 1 4 3 .232 .274 .290 .564 20 5 0 2
12 Alan Ihde 26 37 34 31 5 12 0 0 1 3 0 3 6 .387 .441 .484 .925 15 0 0 0
13 Cal McLish# 27 51 98 91 18 22 3 0 4 15 0 2 17 .242 .258 .407 .665 37 1 0 5
14 Bill Moisan* 27 90 151 141 15 40 7 0 4 23 0 8 17 .284 .327 .418 .745 59 2 1 1
15 Joe Ostrowski* 36 28 21 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .056 .150 .056 .206 1 0 0 1
16 William Padget 31 50 56 51 5 6 0 0 2 3 0 4 27 .118 .196 .235 .432 12 1 1 0
17 Les Peden 29 100 382 340 33 91 16 2 11 55 0 30 35 .268 .340 .424 .763 144 14 7 5
18 Billy Raimondi 40 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
19 Willie Ramsdell 37 23 22 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .118 .167 .118 .284 2 0 0 4 Stats for 2 teams
20 Fred Richards* 25 180 806 740 94 219 32 3 26 92 4 55 60 .296 .347 .453 .800 335 12 3 8
21 Dick Smith 22 126 403 338 55 76 14 1 12 42 2 46 65 .225 .328 .379 .707 128 6 6 13
22 Bob Spicer* 28 45 73 67 9 24 3 0 1 8 0 5 9 .358 .403 .448 .851 30 3 0 1
23 Bob Talbot 26 180 819 762 113 219 38 6 14 70 10 36 34 .287 .321 .408 .729 311 12 2 19
24 El Tappe 26 38 131 114 11 32 2 0 0 16 1 13 9 .281 .354 .298 .653 34 5 0 4
25 Dixie Upright* 27 80 295 245 41 75 17 1 12 42 3 46 28 .306 .422 .531 .952 130 6 3 1
26 Bob Usher 28 169 744 672 104 204 51 5 15 90 7 50 43 .304 .357 .461 .818 310 20 6 16
27 Don Watkins 28 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
28 Max West* 36 38 69 54 8 13 0 0 5 15 0 13 10 .241 .406 .519 .924 28 1 2 0
28 Players 28.3 180 6761 6065 781 1673 278 28 153 744 52 515 617 .276 .337 .407 .743 2466 40 141
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Ed Chandler 36 7 12 .368 4.48 32 29 6 1 178.2 191 90 89 15 42 59 3 0 1 1.304 9.6 0.8 2.1 3.0 1.40
2 Randy Gumpert 35 7 9 .438 3.07 36 10 2 1 99.2 101 53 34 11 28 52 1 0 0 1.294 9.1 1.0 2.5 4.7 1.86
3 Ralph Hamner 36 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 2.1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.286 7.7 0.0 3.9 0.0 0.00
4 Joe Hatten* 36 17 11 .607 3.34 42 32 12 4 223.2 198 95 83 10 81 152 5 0 7 1.247 8.0 0.4 3.3 6.1 1.88
5 Alan Ihde 26 4 4 .500 4.34 35 3 2 0 91.1 94 63 44 5 41 35 2 0 3 1.478 9.3 0.5 4.0 3.4 0.85
6 Cal McLish 27 16 11 .593 3.71 35 33 15 2 235.0 239 108 97 25 60 114 0 0 5 1.272 9.2 1.0 2.3 4.4 1.90
7 Bill Moisan 27 10 11 .476 3.03 34 25 15 2 222.2 218 83 75 13 69 93 2 0 2 1.289 8.8 0.5 2.8 3.8 1.35
8 Joe Ostrowski* 36 3 6 .333 2.97 28 3 0 0 72.2 77 36 24 6 14 16 2 0 1 1.252 9.5 0.7 1.7 2.0 1.14
9 William Padget 31 11 7 .611 4.30 50 20 4 1 178.0 177 93 85 24 58 60 1 0 4 1.320 8.9 1.2 2.9 3.0 1.03
10 Willie Ramsdell 37 5 6 .455 5.35 23 9 1 1 67.1 78 47 40 4 33 29 7 0 0 1.649 10.4 0.5 4.4 3.9 0.88 Stats for 2 teams
11 Bob Spicer 28 12 10 .545 3.90 45 17 6 0 196.1 205 86 85 21 47 76 3 2 3 1.284 9.4 1.0 2.2 3.5 1.62
12 Joe Stanka 21 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 0 2.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 1.500 4.5 0.0 9.0 4.5 0.50
13 Don Watkins 28 1 0 1.000 3.52 4 0 0 0 7.2 8 5 3 1 3 4 0 0 0 1.435 9.4 1.2 3.5 4.7 1.33
14 Bob Zick 26 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.500 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0
14 Players 31.6 93 87 .517 180 180 751
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Les Peden 85 356 49 8 6 .981 4.76 5 16
Al Evans 71 250 23 2 2 .993 3.85 5 11
El Tappe 38 147 14 0 5 1.000 4.24 0 8
Billy Raimondi 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Richards 180 1605 101 16 136 .991 9.48
Dixie Upright 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank DiPrima 143 319 396 20 83 .973 5.00
Jack Hollis 21 35 50 4 12 .955 4.05
Bud Hardin 19 36 48 1 8 .988 4.42
Moe Franklin 7 9 13 0 4 1.000 3.14 Stats for 2 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bud Hardin 88 89 156 11 14 .957 2.78
Tod Davis 59 63 110 5 8 .972 2.93
Moe Franklin 54 52 89 8 7 .946 2.61 Stats for 2 teams
Les Peden 6 5 10 0 2 1.000 2.50
Jack Hollis 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Baker 162 328 480 43 91 .949 4.99
Bud Hardin 19 33 57 7 9 .928 4.74

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Talbot 180 541 10 6 5 .989 3.06
Bob Usher 169 352 15 8 2 .979 2.17
Dick Smith 115 221 13 4 3 .983 2.03
Dixie Upright 69 129 0 2 0 .985 1.87
Moe Franklin 24 39 0 2 0 .951 1.63 Stats for 2 teams
Dave Cunningham 10 26 1 0 0 1.000 2.70
Max West 8 20 0 1 0 .952 2.50
Les Peden 7 8 1 1 0 .900 1.29

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Padget 50 9 32 4 2 .911 0.82
Bob Spicer 45 11 41 0 3 1.000 1.16
Joe Hatten 42 7 39 3 2 .939 1.10
Randy Gumpert 36 3 14 3 0 .850 0.47
Alan Ihde 35 5 22 2 1 .931 0.77
Cal McLish 35 8 39 3 1 .940 1.34
Bill Moisan 34 15 41 0 1 1.000 1.65
Ed Chandler 32 12 32 1 3 .978 1.38
Joe Ostrowski 28 9 18 1 1 .964 0.96
Willie Ramsdell 23 4 10 1 0 .933 0.61 Stats for 2 teams
Don Watkins 4 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Ralph Hamner 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Joe Stanka 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Bob Zick 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gene Baker 28 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 15, 1925 Davenport, IA, US
Ed Chandler 36 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 17, 1917 Pinson, AL, US
Dave Cunningham 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 3, 1929 San Pedro, CA, US
Tod Davis 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 24, 1924 Los Angeles, CA, US
Frank DiPrima 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Dec 13, 1926 Philadelphia, PA, US
Al Evans 36 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Sep 28, 1916 Kenly, NC, US
Moe Franklin 39 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 1, 1914 Chicago, IL, US
Randy Gumpert 35 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Jan 23, 1918 Monocacy, PA, US
Ralph Hamner 36 R R 6' 3.0" 165 Sep 12, 1916 Gibsland, LA, US
Bud Hardin 31 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 14, 1922 Shelby, NC, US
Joe Hatten 36 R L 6' 0.0" 176 Nov 7, 1916 Bancroft, IA, US
Jack Hollis 25 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 28, 1928 Charlotte, NC, US
Alan Ihde 26 R R 6' 2.0" 170 May 31, 1927 Yankton, SD, US
Cal McLish 27 S R 6' 0.0" 179 Dec 1, 1925 Anadarko, OK, US
Bill Moisan 27 L R 6' 1.0" 170 Jul 30, 1925 Bradford, MA, US
Joe Ostrowski 36 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 15, 1916 West Wyoming, PA, US
William Padget 31 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 8, 1921 Richburg, SC, US
Les Peden 29 R R 6' 1.0" 212 Sep 17, 1923 Azle, TX, US
Billy Raimondi 40 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 1, 1912 San Francisco, CA, US
Willie Ramsdell 37 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 4, 1916 Williamsburg, KS, US
Fred Richards 25 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 3, 1927 Warren, OH, US
Dick Smith 22 R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 9, 1930 Seattle, WA, US
Bob Spicer 28 L R 5' 10.0" 173 Apr 11, 1925 Richmond, VA, US
Joe Stanka 21 R R 6' 6.0" 201 Jul 23, 1931 Hammon, OK, US
Bob Talbot 26 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 6, 1927 Visalia, CA, US
El Tappe 26 R R 5' 11.0" 180 May 21, 1927 Quincy, IL, US
Dixie Upright 27 L L 6' 0.0" 175 May 30, 1926 Kannapolis, NC, US
Bob Usher 28 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 1, 1925 San Diego, CA, US
Don Watkins 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 12, 1924 Nokomis, IL, US
Max West 36 L R 6' 1.0" 182 Nov 28, 1916 Dexter, MO, US
Bob Zick 26 L R 6' 0.0" 168 Apr 26, 1927 Chicago, IL, US

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